Asthma Symptoms

Asthma Symptoms Difficulty breathing is not just a problem that is associated with someone who is out of shape or someone who is sick. In fact, there are many people who have a difficult time breathing because they suffer from a common medical condition. Asthma is prevalent today, and if it affects you, you are […]

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Depression Symptoms

Depression Symptoms Much like similar disorders such as anxiety; depression covers a wide spectrum of conditions. In general someone that suffers from depression experiences long periods of low moods, has no interest in taking part in activities, feels worthless, has a lack of energy, and has no concentration. That said there are different types of […]

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Flu-Symptoms

Flu Symptoms

Flu Symptoms When the swine flu episode exploded through the United States everyone seemed to panic. What was this foreign flu virus? What would happen to you if you caught the swine flu? What made the swine flu different from normal flu? Questions like these and others were common. It is quite common to have […]

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Thyroid and Selenium

Selenium for Thyroid Problems

Selenium for Thyroid Problems What can selenium do for those suffering from thyroid problems? Science, medicine and nutrition collide all the time. The effects of advances in each of these disciplines yield information that can not only improve the quality of your life, but save it as well. The new information on selenium and selenium […]

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The Truth About Stevia

The Truth About Stevia and Artificial Sweeteners

The Truth About Stevia and Artificial Sweeteners The world of prepared and diet foods is a dark labyrinth filled with secrets many consumers would rather leave unknown. There seems to be a general ostrich like mindset in the American consumer that lulls and soothes one into thinking what I don’t know can’t hurt me. Sticking […]

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Potassium Foods

How Potassium Can Boost Your Metabolism

How Potassium Can Boost Your Metabolism When is comes to your boosting your metabolism, potassium a dieter’s best friend. Think back to when the New Year’s weight loss resolution was made, then broken and now reinstituted in the frenzy to be ready for the dreaded swim suit season. This yearly cycle…diet-slack off-now really diet like […]

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Monounsaturated Fatty Acids to Melt Belly Fat

Monounsaturated Fatty Acids Melt Belly Fat

Monounsaturated Fatty Acids Melt Belly Fat A diet that is rich with MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids) can help reduce belly fat. Belly fat can enhance the chances of having a cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. MUFAs are found in oils, nuts, seeds, olives, avocados, and even dark chocolate. You want to incorporate these into every […]

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Oolong Tea and Weight Loss

Oolong Tea and Weight Loss

Oolong Tea and Weight Loss Oolong tea also known as wulong tea is shown to promote weight loss. All teas come from the same plant but when they are processed they can change from green, black, or Oolong tealeaves. Black tea is fermented, green tea is unfermented and Oolong is semi-fermented. Oolong tea leaves are […]

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Cinnamon for Appetite Control

Cinnamon for Appetite Control

Cinnamon for Appetite Control Cinnamon has a history of being used as a spice and also as medicine. Cinnamon is the brown bark from a cinnamon tree. It comes in either a whole quill (which is sticks) or as ground powder. Cinnamon can be beneficial for stabilizing your blood sugar and also help with fatigue […]

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Calorie Cycling

Calorie Cycling

Calorie Cycling Dieting sometimes consists of eating a set amount of calories per day and even sometimes has a set amount per meal. When we have set calorie amounts our bodies get used to the amount of calories we take in on a daily basis. You will start out losing weight but eventually you will […]

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Turmeric and Weight Loss

Turmeric and Weight Loss

Turmeric and Weight Loss Can turmeric be used for weight loss? It looks like we now have an extra excuse to eat more curry. Turmeric, a spice used commonly and often liberally in curried foods has been linked to weight loss, and the prevention of obesity and Type Two Diabetes. A Million Uses and Counting […]

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Soy and Weight Loss

Soy and Weight Loss

Soy and Weight Loss What is the real scoop? Soy has been featured in news headlines for several years. The most common of these news stories revolves around soy’s apparent near miraculous abilities to aid in weight loss efforts. Is this all it is cracked up to be, or is there more to the story? […]

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Dust Mite Allergy

Dust Mite Allergy and Fatigue

Dust Mite Allergy and Fatigue When you have a dust mite allergy, you are allergic to the little microscopic organisms that live in dust around the house. Dust mites feed off of our dead skin and then leave their droppings around the house. The symptoms of a dust mite allergy are close to the symptoms […]

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Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome Poor diets, toxins, antibiotics, and infections can cause damage to lining of your bowels, which is called leaky gut syndrome. Leaky gut syndrome is when there are spaces in between cells in our bodies that allow bacteria and toxins to enter the blood stream. This damages the intestinal lining, which damages microvilli […]

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insulin-resistance

Insulin Resistance Symptoms and Treatment

Insulin Resistance Symptoms and Treatment Some of the biggest topics in the medical media today are that of Type Two Diabetes and obesity. Insulin resistance a less dramatic disorder and much overlooked by the media machines that churn out endless articles on the dangers of diabetes. This is a shame because insulin resistance is a […]

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Food Cravings

How to Beat Cravings

How to Beat Cravings: The Big, Bad Wolf of Weight Loss How to tell your cravings you don’t care how hard they huff or puff, they can’t come in! Diet is indeed a four letter word often doomed to a cyclical pattern of commitment, success, craving, binge and recommit! The problem is that after so […]

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The Dangers of

The Effects of High Fructose Corn Syrup

The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup Corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, light and dark corn syrup: very roughly translated these substances are more aptly named sugary sugar, ultimate ultra sugary sugar, sugary plain sugar and sugary sugar with a bit of molasses. High Fructose Corn Syrup is Making People Fat and Keeping Them […]

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MSG and Weight Gain

MSG and Weight Gain

MSG: The Secret Ingredient to Gaining Weight When eating at a Chinese food vendor consuming an elevated amount of the chemical compound monosodium glutamate, or MSG, is as natural an assumption as passing the egg rolls and soy sauce. The connection of this flavoring to Chinese foods is so strong it has become a stereotype. […]

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Sugar Cravings

Craving Sugar

Craving Sugar? Craving sugar. Like the siren’s call, it can define your day. Picture Jan…it is three pm and it finds Jan embarking on her daily ritual. First she begins to think endlessly about the button H-5 on the vending machine in the break room. Next come the stern reminders that happiness, concentration and nutrition […]

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Low Calorie or Low Carb

Low Calorie or Low Carb to Lose Weight

Low Carb vs. Low Calorie Diets for Losing Weight Choosing the right diet can be confusing. Which is the best choice to have in your corner when seeking to move from the heavy weight to the light weight division? A low carb diet or a low calorie diet? There has been enough media fervor over […]

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Sugar Free or Fat Free

Sugar Free or Fat Free to Lose Weight

Sugar Free or Fat Free to Lose Weight?   A “Free” Food Nation Sugar and fat free foods aren’t as sweet as they might seem. There is a popular saying about a particular curly haired little girl. It is said that this child was of a naturally even and good natured temperament with no more […]

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Weight Loss and Milk

Milk for Weight Loss

Weight Loss and Milk Does milk really melt fat like a magic elixir? What kind of milk helps a dieter drop pounds faster, full fat or skim milk? Milk is perhaps one of the more controversial foods regularly brought to the meal. It is a staple of childhood. It is full of vitamins and minerals. […]

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Calorie Intake for Women

Calorie Intake for Women How Many Calories Do You Need? Every woman is different in her height, body type, and weight, so it is important to remember that every woman’s caloric needs are going to be different. You are not going to take in the same amount of calories as your best friend and be […]

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Negative Calorie Foods

Negative Calorie Foods

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Negative Calorie Foods When you are dieting, the journey is a lot easier if you consume foods that are considered to have a negative calorie count. Negative calorie foods use more calories to digest then the number of calories the food contains. Since the body has to work harder to get the calories from these […]

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